Tulsa’s First Planning Director Hired

November 9, 2011 in Bicycling, Walking

TULSA – Dawn Warrick has been hired as Tulsa’s first director of planning and economic development. She’ll be charged with implementing PlaniTulsa, the city’s new comprehensive plan.

You can read more about Warrick in this Tulsa World article.

City of Tulsa logoPlaniTulsaWarrick will be a key player with a significant say in how bicycling and walking are integrated into the transportation system in Tulsa.

Not only will Warrick influence how streets are designed, but she will also be working to modify Tulsa’s zoning code, which is especially important for biking and walking.

For example, bike parking could be mandated for businesses in the same way motor vehicle parking is currently required.